byProduced by British National Films, Directed by Paul L. Stein
A Nazi doctor escapes from prison and takes the place of a scientist in England. The underground Nazi's plan to unleash a biological poison on the world, but need to discover an antidote so that they will not also be poisoned. Topics: Robert Beatty, Mervyn Johns, Nova Philbeam, biological warfare, early cold war drama
A low budget British thriller about a post war Nazi scheme to develop germ warfare for world war 3. The farfetched plot is partially saved by skillful direction and a good cast. Directed by Paul L Stein. UK release 1948. US release 1953. Complete print. a.k.a. "Devil's Plot" (US re-release title). CAST NOTE: Nova Pilbeam also is here at IA in the Hitchcock romantic thriller "Young and Innocent." ON THE LIGHTER SIDE; If you get a kick out of hilariously awful Nazi post war... Topics: Suspense dramas, post war Britain, Nazis, germ warfare, Mervyn Johns, Nova Pilbeam, Robert Beatty
The vivid screen adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's biting satire based on the Amreican Revolution. This large scale British production features a distinguished Anglo-American cast led by Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier. A worthy historical comedy which is still on DVD. TRIVIA: Burt Lancaster's character (Anthony Anderson) was loosely based on a real person, Peter Muhlenberg, otherwise known as The Fighting Parson of the Revolution. Topics: movie trailers, comedies, satires, American Revolution, George Bernard Shaw, Burt Lancaster, Kirk...